Difference between revisions of "Knave"

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A boy, especially one who is a [[servant]]. It has come to mean a mischevious boy in modern [[English]].
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A boy, especially one who is a [[servant]]. It has come to mean a mischevious boy in modern [[English]].<br>
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Probably derived from the Old English word ''"cnafa"'', meaning "servant".

Revision as of 01:33, 15 January 2005

A boy, especially one who is a servant. It has come to mean a mischevious boy in modern English.
Probably derived from the Old English word "cnafa", meaning "servant".